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Best of The West

Behold the glory that resides in the western part of the USA. Take in the unending entertainment extravaganza at Las Vegas. Enjoy the glitter of Los Angeles. Absorb the majestic charm of San Francisco delights; visit the Golden Gate Bridge and marvel at this massive engineering delight that remains a top tourist highlight in the US. Get awe-inspired at the sight of Grand Canyon National Park.

 

Tour Nights

  • Los Angeles: 2 nights
  • Palm Springs: 1 nights
  • Phoenix: 1 nights
  • Grand Canyon National Park: 1 nights
  • Las Vegas: 2 nights
  • Death Valley National Park: 1 nights
  • Yosemite National Park: 1 nights
  • San Francisco: 2 nights
  • Monterey: 1 nights
  • Ventura: 1 nights
  • Tour CodeTour code: AWUSFD03
  • Accommodation GradeAccommodation Grade
  • Private TourPrivate Tour

Tour At a Glance

  • Bask under sunny skies in Phoenix/Scottsdale
  • View one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon
  • Enjoy 24 Hour entertainment in glittering Las Vegas
  • Stand at the lowest land elevation in North America in Death Valley
  • Touch monoliths of exposed granite in Yosemite
  • Walk along the railings of San Francisco's world famous Golden Gate Bridge
  • Marvel at 17-Mile Drive's The Lone Cypress
  • Explore Santa Barbara, The American Riviera

Itinerary details

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  • Day 1 Los Angeles Arrival
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    Arrive at Los Angeles International Airport and transfer Independently to your hotel.

  • Day 2 Driving Distance
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    This morning, pick up your rental car and make your way south to Anaheim, your headquarters for fun. Spend the day surrounded by icons and classic characters at the original Disneyland Park, or celebrate fun and adventure at its companion park, Disney California Adventure Park. Visit the nation’s oldest theme park, Knott’s Berry Farm, filled with old west history and thrill rides, or one of Anaheim’s many other fun-filled attractions (admissions not included) before continuing east to Palm Springs. This ultimate desert playground nestle d at the base of the majestic San Jacinto Mountains offers the perfect blend of outdoor entertainment and casual relaxation. Take time this evening to dine in one of the many excellent restaurants in downtown Palm Springs or escape the heat and ride the aerial tramway high up above the desert floor for panoramic views of the Coachella Valley. Read More

  • Day 3 Driving Distance
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    Spend the morning lounging by the pool, walking along palm tree lined streets, or exploring countless shops, art galleries and museums before setting out east through the Coachella Valley to Phoenix and Scottsdale, two of Central Arizona’s top destinations. With Phoenix’s skyscraper-filled skyline complemented by famed Camelback Mountain and Scottsdale’s Old West charm, it’s guaranteed you’ll enjoy this uniquely Southwestern playground.

  • Day 4 Driving Distance
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    Today, head north to Grand Canyon National Park, a natural wonder that you simply have to see to believe. Spend the day discovering the distinct South Rim of the Canyon. Stop at one of the numerous overlooks, walk part of the Rim Trail or along the historic Hermit Road, visit a Photo Hot Spot, or climb to the top of a stone Watchtower for panoramic views that extend over 100 miles on clear days.

  • Day 5 Driving Distance
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    Leave the grandeur of the Canyon behind as you head west today through Williams and Kingman, the heart of historic Route 66 and one of Arizona’s hidden treasures, to The Hoover Dam. Considered the largest single public works project in the history of the U.S., The Hoover Dam straddles the mighty Colorado River, which forms the border between Nevada and Arizona and brings much-needed water and power to the Southwest. Continue to Las Vegas, Nevada, a city that needs no introduction.

  • Day 6 Las Vegas
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    Enjoy a full day Las Vegas style. Walk the famous Las Vegas Strip lined with mega-resorts and flashing neon lights, place a bet at one of themany casinos, dine at world-class restaurants, catch the latest must-see show, shop designer boutiques, ride a rollercoaster, lay by the pool … the list goes on. With so much to do, 24 hours in a day hardly seems like enough.

  • Day 7 Driving Distance
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    This morning take the opportunity to capture a photograph at the iconic Las Vegas sign before your journey takes you west to the lowest elevation in North America, Death Valley National Park. Here, the Mojave is at its most magnificent with geological history on full display in this rugged, severe, sublime section of California. Enhance your desert experience with a stop at Zabriskie Point offering spectacular views of the wildly eroded and vibrantly colored badlands. Don’t miss the opportunity this evening to cast your eyes upon the night sky for some of the best stargazing in the world. Read More

  • Day 8 Driving Distance
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    This morning, travel north into the High Sierra where Tioga Road, the highest drivable pass in California, leads you into Yosemite National Park. Best known for its impressive waterfalls, grand meadows, and spectacular rock formations, Yosemite was one of the first wilderness parks in the United States. Delve into the depths of the park with a walk to a waterfall, each as distinct as the granite cliffs they dive over, or learn about the wonders of the park during a ranger-guided stroll. Explore a giant sequoia grove and meet the most massive trees on ear th, or spend an evening under the stars. With approximately 800 miles of trails, Yosemite is also a great place to hike. Read More

  • Day 9 Driving Distance
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    Leave the wonder of Yosemite behind as you journey west through Gold Rush-era attractions, California’s State Capital, Sacramento, and on to San Francisco. Considered one the greatest cities in the world for many reasons, San Francisco offers one-of-a-kind sights and something to suit your every need.

  • Day 10 San Francisco (Napa Valley)
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    With 49 square miles of amazing sights, scenes and destinations, there’s always plenty to do in San Francisco. Spend a full day exploring the beloved City by the Bay’s neighborhoods including: Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, Union Square, Nob Hill, the Embarcadero/Financial District, and Golden Gate Park. To experience something truly unique, walk along the railings of the Golden Gate Bridge or take a ride on an iconic Cable Car. For a little piece of heaven on Earth, spend the day in Napa Valley whose picturesque rolling hills and wineri es dot the landscape. Read More

  • Day 11 Driving Distance
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    This morning, head south to Monterey along Highway 1 which offers breathtaking views of the Pacific coastline. Take in the sights, sounds and smells of Monterey at Old Fisherman’s Wharf in downtown. Explore Cannery Row’s historic waterfront district, John Steinbeck’s inspiration for his novel of the same name. Visit the quaint area of Carmel, and enjoy an exhilarating trip along 17-Mile Drive from Pacific Grove to Pebble Beach.

  • Day 12 Driving Distance
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    Continue south along central California’s scenic Pacific Coast Highway. This twisting, cliff-hugging route starts in Monterey and takes you through Big Sur where mountains plunge into the Pacific Ocean. Farther south, the landscape mellows to oak-studded hills as the road passes Hearst Castle and ends in Morro Bay. A short distance inland is the heart of the Central Coast, San Luis Obispo. From here, continue south to Ventura passing through Pismo Beach, inland agricultural valleys of rolling countryside, and Santa Barbara, often described as the A merican Riviera. Located along the southern-most part of California‚Äôs Central Coast, Ventura is a classic beach town in a spectacular setting. Read More

  • Day 13 Driving Distance
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    Today, travel further south through Oxnard, yet another beautiful stretch of coast in Malibu, and the seaside town of Santa Monica. Arrive in Los Angeles with enough time to glimpse some of the glitz and glamour of the City of Angels. Check out the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Grauman’s Chinese Theater, the Sunset Strip, Beverly Hills, and Rodeo Drive; some of the best sights Los Angeles has to offer.

  • Day 14 Los Angeles Departure
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    Return your rental car at Los Angeles International Airport prior to your departure.

Hotels

  • Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel
    Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel
    Star Rating Los Angeles
  • Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn
    Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn
    Star Rating Grand Canyon
  • Excalibur Hotel Casino
    Excalibur Hotel Casino
    Star Rating Las Vegas
  • Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel
    Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel
    Star Rating Death Valley National Park
  • Hotel Metropolis
    Hotel Metropolis
    Star Rating San Francisco
  • Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach
    Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach
    Star Rating Ventura
  • Travelodge by Wyndham Palm Springs
    Travelodge by Wyndham Palm Springs
    Star Rating Palm Springs
  • Americas Best Value Inn Yosemite South Gate
    Americas Best Value Inn Yosemite South Gate
    Star Rating Yosemite
  • Travelodge by Wyndham Monterey Bay
    Travelodge by Wyndham Monterey Bay
    Star Rating Monterey
  • Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel
    Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel
    Star Rating Los Angeles
  • Yavapai Lodge West
    Yavapai Lodge West
    Star Rating Grand Canyon
  • Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel
    Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel
    Star Rating Death Valley National Park
  • Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach
    Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach
    Star Rating Ventura
  • Hilton Garden Inn Monterey (Monterey)
    Hilton Garden Inn Monterey (Monterey)
    Star Rating Monterey
  • Luxor Las Vegas
    Luxor Las Vegas
    Star Rating Las Vegas
  • Cedar Lodge (Wisconsin Dells)
    Cedar Lodge (Wisconsin Dells)
    Star Rating Wisconsin Dells
  • Saguaro Hotel Scottsdale
    Saguaro Hotel Scottsdale
    Star Rating Scottsdale
  • The Saguaro Palm Springs (Palm Springs)
    The Saguaro Palm Springs (Palm Springs)
    Star Rating Palm Springs
  • Americania Hotel
    Americania Hotel
    Star Rating San Francisco

Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel Star Rating

Los Angeles
  • Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel

The Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel is located just four blocks from The World Cruise Center, the gateway for Royal Caribbean, Norwegian and Princess Cruise Lines. And for Business travellers the hotel is easy access t

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Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn Star Rating

Grand Canyon
  • Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn

Take advantage of convenient location just outside Grand Canyon National Park and more at this full service Grand Canyon, Arizona hotel. This hotel is within a 5-minute drive of the Grand Canyon National Park Airport, which f

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Excalibur Hotel Casino Star Rating

Las Vegas
  • Excalibur Hotel Casino

Excalibur Hotel & Casino is located in the centre of the Las Vegas Strip.

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Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel Star Rating

Death Valley National Park
  • Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel

Located in Death Valley National Park, Stovepipe Wells Village is the ultimate destination for adventure travelers.

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Hotel Metropolis Star Rating

San Francisco
  • Hotel Metropolis

The 10-story boutique Hotel Metropolis is 1 block from Westfield San Francisco Centre and the Powell Street cable-car line; San Francisco's Union Square and Moscone Center are within 5 blocks.

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Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach Star Rating

Ventura
  • Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach

The hotel, and Ventura, California is only about 20 minutes from the numerous attractions in nearby Santa Barbara. The Crowne Plaza Hotel Ventura Beach is the only hotel on the beach and just two blocks from historic downtown

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Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel Star Rating

Los Angeles
  • Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel

The Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel is located just four blocks from The World Cruise Center, the gateway for Royal Caribbean, Norwegian and Princess Cruise Lines. And for Business travellers the hotel is easy access t

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Yavapai Lodge West Star Rating

Grand Canyon
  • Yavapai Lodge West

The Lodge is located between Yavapai Point and Grand Canyon Village, about 1/2 mile (. 98kms) from the rim, and 16 km from the Grand Canyon Airport.

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Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel Star Rating

Death Valley National Park
  • Stovepipe Wells Village Hotel

Located in Death Valley National Park, Stovepipe Wells Village is the ultimate destination for adventure travelers.

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Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach Star Rating

Ventura
  • Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach

The hotel, and Ventura, California is only about 20 minutes from the numerous attractions in nearby Santa Barbara. The Crowne Plaza Hotel Ventura Beach is the only hotel on the beach and just two blocks from historic downtown

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Hilton Garden Inn Monterey (Monterey) Star Rating

Monterey
  • Hilton Garden Inn Monterey (Monterey)

Ideally located just six blocks from the beach and Old Fisherman's Wharf, ten blocks from downtown Monterey, a mile and a half from historic Cannery Row, and much more, the Hilton Garden Inn Monterey serves as the perfect hom

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Luxor Las Vegas Star Rating

Las Vegas
  • Luxor Las Vegas

Luxor Las Vegas is a hotel and casino situated on the southern end of the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.

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Cedar Lodge (Wisconsin Dells) Star Rating

Wisconsin Dells
  • Cedar Lodge (Wisconsin Dells)

Cedar Lodge is a resort located on the Wisconsin River in the Wisconsin Dells. Cedar Lodge is a distinctive alternative to the everyday.The Lodge is located off the beaten path in Lake Delton next to Lost Canyon on the Lowe

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Saguaro Hotel Scottsdale Star Rating

Scottsdale
  • Saguaro Hotel Scottsdale

Continental Golf Course is one kilometer from the hotel. Taliesin West, the winter home of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, is 20.9 kilometers away. Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is a 20 minute drive away.

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The Saguaro Palm Springs (Palm Springs) Star Rating

Palm Springs
  • The Saguaro Palm Springs (Palm Springs)

The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Boutique Hotel is a 5-minute drive from El Paseo, and 4.8 kilometers from Palm Springs Art Museum. Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Station is a 15-minute drive, and further afield, Joshua

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Americania Hotel Star Rating

San Francisco
  • Americania Hotel

Americania Hotel is located on 7th Street in South Market, next to Interstate 80 and transport stations and less than one mile from the heart of San Francisco. Tourists can explore Ferry Plaza Farmers' Market and Ferry Buildi

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Travelodge by Wyndham Palm Springs Star Rating

Palm Springs
  • Travelodge by Wyndham Palm Springs

In a residential area off California State Route 111B, this straightforward hotel is 3 miles from Palm Springs International Airport, and 9 miles from Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, which offers views of Mount San Jacinto State

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Americas Best Value Inn Yosemite South Gate Star Rating

Yosemite
  • Americas Best Value Inn Yosemite South Gate

Hotel details This 2-story hotel is 16 miles from Yosemite National Park and 47.5 miles from Yosemite Falls.

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Travelodge by Wyndham Monterey Bay Star Rating

Monterey
  • Travelodge by Wyndham Monterey Bay

Just off Freemont Street, this unpretentious hotel is 2 miles from Fisherman's Wharf tourist attraction and 3 miles from Cannery Row.

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What's Included?

  • Services of a professional Tour Manager throughout
  • Hotel accommodations as specified or similar
  • Sightseeing as specified
  • Hotel taxes; service charges; and baggage (one suitcase per person)

What's not Included?

  • Visa fee
  • Flights from London and applicable airport taxes
  • Any personal expenses such as: phone calls, laundry, drinks, etc...
  • Any optional Tours or Meals unspecified in the above tour program.

Additional Information

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£) based on twin sharing.
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